Account with no lanman hash [ was Re: [Samba] Machine accounts, Samba 3, NT Domain migration

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Mar 27 10:37:57 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-03-27 at 17:42, Beast wrote:
> * Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> menulis:
> > 
> > 'net rpc samdump' should do what you need
> > 
> Wew, it can dump all sam without asking for admin password ;-)

Only because it already has a BDC account.

> However, it always gives segmentation fault error after retrieveing
> groups. Nevermind, it already get all acounts anyway...
> I'll try it on client and let you know. 
> > > Also, net rpc vampire has few advantage over pwdump, it can
> > > retrieve groups where pwdump can not.
> > 
> > pwdump was a quick hack, from what I understand...
> > 
> I wish i knew this tool before ;-(. However i can confirm that pwdump
> was able to get 100% of correct account if client is joined recently.
> Tested on hundreds clients on different domain.

Quick hacks can work very well, but my vauge understanding is that it
was written to demonstrate that it could be done.

We wrote 'net rpc vampire' to do it properly, because we can do it all
over the network, just like an NT4 BDC can.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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